Senator Williams signs her certificate of election following her private swearing in ceremony.
Senator Williams signs her certificate of election following her private swearing in ceremony.
 Senator Williams speaks at 2016 OLBC Day of Action
Senator Williams speaks at 2016 OLBC Day of Action
 Senator Williams takes the oath of office as members of her family observe.
Senator Williams takes the oath of office as members of her family observe.
Senator Williams speaks at the 2016 OLBC Day of Action
Senator Williams speaks at the 2016 OLBC Day of Action
 Senator Williams joins Senator Cecil Thomas of Cincinnati at the 2016 OLBC Day of Action
Senator Williams joins Senator Cecil Thomas of Cincinnati at the 2016 OLBC Day of Action
 
 

State Senator Sandra Williams, who represents Ohio's 21st Senate District, is currently serving her first term in the Ohio Senate.  Senator Williams is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, where she attended Cleveland Public Schools. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Cleveland State University in Political Science with a minor in Criminal Justice, a Master’s in Criminal Justice Administration from Tiffin University, and Executive Master’s in Business Administration from Cleveland State University.  She is also the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Tiffin University.

 
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VIDEO: Sen. Williams talks about legislation she has sponsored in the 131st General Assembly.

08.15.16 - Senator Williams Receives "Women In Politics Making A Difference" Award

 

COLUMBUS – The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) last week presented Ohio Senator Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) with a “Women in Politics Making a Difference” award from the Women's Legislative Network, an arm of the NCSL, at a luncheon held at the NCSL summit in Chicago. 

 
 

08.12.16 - Senate Democrats Applaud Judge's Ruling On Funding For Planned Parenthood

 

COLUMBUS – Today, members of the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus celebrated a federal judge’s decision to block the implementation of a law that would have defunded Planned Parenthood and many other healthcare providers throughout Ohio. Judge Michael R. Barrett of the U.S. District Court in Cincinnati ruled that the law, which the Democratic Caucus opposed in the Ohio Senate, would cause “irreparable injury” to Planned Parenthood. Governor John Kasich had signed House Bill 294 into law in February.

 
 

06.16.16 - Sen. Williams Congratulates Cleveland For Youth Mentorship Grant Awards

 

COLUMBUS— Today, State Senator Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) congratulated several organizations in Cleveland that have been awarded grants from the Ohio Department of Education Community Connectors Grant Program for over $1.2 million dollars. The funds will be used to help mentor young people in our community within the age group of 9-18.

 
 

06.07.16 - Senator Sandra Williams Honored As A Woman In Politics Making A Difference

 

CLEVELAND – State Senator Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) is one of the first winners of the Women in Politics Making a Difference Award, presented by the Women's Legislative Network of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 21

 
Counties: Cuyahoga (part)
 
 

Contact Senator Williams

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, Ground Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-4857
Email Senator Williams
 

Background

 
Hometown : Cleveland
Party : Democrat
Elected Experience :

State Representative, 2006-2014


Current Term : Expires December 2018 / Eligible to run for another four-year term